This week’s festivals
(Feb. 26 to Mar. 4)
A dance festival in General Santos City celebrating its people. Activities such as street dancing, a music festival, parade, art exhibit and food festival, among others, will be held with this year’s theme, “Celebrating Cultures, Bridging Borders.”
Nangkaan FestivalA festival in Maigo, Lanao del Norte province, that showcases langka (jackfruit), one of the town’s major products. Activities include street dancing, an agri fair and a fashion show incorporating langka in the outfits.
March 2 to 4
La Union Foundation Anniversary
The province of La Union celebrates its 167th founding anniversary, with the theme “Hearts Beating as One for the Love of La Union.” A thanksgiving breakfast will be served on March 2 and a beauty pageant will be held in the evening. An agri-tourism fair and adventure race will be held in the next two days.
Compiled by Kathleen de Villa, Inquirer Research
Sources: Inquirer Archives, DOT, Filipinos in History Vol. IV, Historical Calendar (1521-1969), zamboanga.gov.ph, Provincial Government of La Union FB page